Ashanti Scott, of Louisville, Kentucky, is a member of the McConnell Scholar Class of 2023 studying political science and social change.
Campus & Extracurricular Involvement
- University of Louisville Honors Program
- Honors Service Living Learning Community (2019-20)
- Louisville Girls Leadership Marsha Weinstein Summer Institute participant (2018)
March For Our Lives Louisville organizer (2018)
Democrat campaign volunteer (2018-19)
YMCA Safe Place natural hair drive (2018)
Farnsley Middle School tutor (2018)
Internship & Work Experience
- Kentucky Young Democrats, Regional Director
- White Castle, Certified Trainer (2017-18)
- Walgreens, Pharmacy Technician (2019-present)
- Louisville Showing Up for Racial Justice, Intern (2018)
The passion I have for politics and government is why the McConnell award fits right in with my personal interests. In addition, the knowledge I will gain from the program will help me with my vision to improve my community of West Louisville and help other communities, the environment and strive for an equitable, accountable and just society.